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Balad Military Hospital Treats Soldiers, Insurgents

A doctor oversees operations in the emergency room at the American military hospital in Balad, Iraq. It is the busiest military hospital in Iraq, seeing hundreds of patients a month from all over Iraq, both military and civilian.
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A doctor oversees operations in the emergency room at the American military hospital in Balad, Iraq. It is the busiest military hospital in Iraq, seeing hundreds of patients a month from all over Iraq, both military and civilian.

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John Hendren
John Hendren began covering the Pentagon for NPR in November 2005. His reports can be heard throughout NPR News programming and newscasts.
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